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    William Bebb papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Autograph letters and clipped signatures from an album started for Bebb by his father, Edward Bebb, and Samuel Roberts, Welsh political reformer and founder of a settlement in Tennessee. Includes autographs of British politicians, military leaders, authors, and missionaries, among them John Bright, Thomas Babington Macaulay, Sir Francis Palgrave, Sir Robert Peel, and Henry Richard. Letters collected by William Bebb himself include of John ...

    • Contributor: Bebb, William
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Wilbur Wright and Orville Wright papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, writings, business and legal papers, genealogical material, patents, blueprints, photographs, printed material, and other papers documenting the lives and work of the Wright brothers who designed, built, and piloted the first machine to achieve powered, sustained flight in 1903 and the first practical airplane in 1905. The papers include scientific data, formulas, and computations related to aerodynamic and design factors and ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Louis McLane correspondence, 1795-1894

    Lawyer, U.S. representative and senator from Delaware, diplomat, and cabinet officer. Correspondence primarily between McLane and members of his family relating to social life in Washington, D.C., his diplomatic duties, and national and congressional politics.

    • Contributor: McLane, Louis
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1795
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    Marian S. Carson collection of manuscripts, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, family papers, journals, political documents, legal and financial records, military records, broadsides, ephemera, and other papers relating to American military, political, and social history. Documents the founding of the nation, shaping of the national government and judicial system, American endeavors in the arts, commerce, education, finance, industry, law, literature, medicine, religion, science, and technology, and daily life in early America. The focus of ...

    • Contributor: Carson, Marian S.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • John Fairfield correspondence, 1828-1876

    U.S. senator and representative and governor of Maine. Principally letters from Fairfield to members of his family in Saco, Maine, while he was serving in Congress and as governor relating to personal and family affairs, politics, and life and society in Washington, D.C., and Augusta, Maine.

    • Contributor: Fairfield, John
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1828
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    W. Morgan Shuster papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diary (1911-1912), scrapbooks (1900-1923; 10 volumes), certificates, and other papers documenting Shuster's diplomatic career as treasurer-general and financial advisor for Persia (1911-1912) and his earlier posts in the customs service in Cuba (1899-1901) and as insular collector of customs in Manila and member of the Philippine Commission (1901-1909). Correspondents include William H. Taft and Woodrow Wilson and Shusterfamily members. Also includes an unpublished ...

    • Contributor: Shuster, W. Morgan
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Sir Augustus John Foster papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Volumes containing correspondence, diaries, and writings chiefly concerning Foster's assignment as a British diplomat to the United States prior to the War of 1812, and to two present-day cities of Italy, Naples (Kingdom of the Two Sicilies), circa 1802-1804, and Turin (Kingdom of Sardinia), 1824-1840. Correspondence is primarily between Foster and his mother, Elizabeth Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire. Writings include a five-volume draft entitled, ...

    • Contributor: Foster, Augustus John
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Arthur Gleason papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, writings, subject files, clippings, and printed matter relating chiefly to Gleason's editorial work with Cosmopolitan, The Survey, and Collier's Weekly magazines; his experiences as a journalist and medic in World War I; and his activities on behalf of the British labor movement, Bureau of Industrial Research, United Mine Workers of America, and socialism. Subjects include immigration, Jews in the U.S., American isolationism, the ...

    • Contributor: Gleason, Arthur
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Raymond Loewy papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence; administrative, client, and project files; and financial and legal papers relating to Loewy's work as an industrial designer. The collection documents the growth of his company from a small firm to a complex system of international corporations and subsidiaries concerned with architecture, corporate image coordination, exhibitions, marketing, packaging, product design, and other aspects of industrial design. Includes correspondence, speeches, and writings of the ...

    • Contributor: Loewy, Raymond
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Richard Rush papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diary (1821), notes (1805) on conversation with Gen. Francisco Antonio Gabriel Miranda, opinion (1823) on the transfer of Cuba to Great Britain, and engravings. The collection relates primarily to Rush's duties as U.S. attorney general (1814-1817), U.S. secretary of state (1817), minister to Great Britain (1817-1825), and U.S. secretary of the treasury (1825-1828). Also includes legal documents concerning a loan from the Netherlands ...

    • Contributor: Rush, Richard
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Louis McLane correspondence, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence primarily between McLane and members of his family relating to McLane's diplomatic duties, national and congressional politics, and social life in Washington, D.C. Subjects include the administrations of James Monroe, John Quincy Adams, Andrew Jackson, and James K. Polk; the election of 1824; McLane's service as U.S. minister to Great Britain, especially relating to the Oregon boundary question; his relations with Henry Clay ...

    • Contributor: McLane, Louis
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Robert Ellsworth Gross papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, speeches, citations, obituary, memorial tributes, clippings, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Gross's interest in aviation and aerospace, especially to his ownership and operation of Lockheed Aircraft Corporation. Also documents his association with Viking Flying Boat Company, Harvard Alumni Association, the Episcopal Church, and the Republican Party, especially in California. Subjects include the 1952 U.S. presidential campaign and Anglo-American cooperation during World ...

    • Contributor: Gross, Robert Ellsworth
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    John M. Clayton papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, legal records, memoir of Clayton written by Robert Montgomery Bird, and newspaper clippings pertaining chiefly to Clayton's service as U.S. secretary of state, 1849-1850. Subjects include negotiations for the Clayton-Bulwer treaty of 1850 between the U.S. and Great Britain, Whig Party politics, and the Pea Patch Island controversy, 1819-1847, between Delaware and New Jersey. Correspondents include James A. Bayard; Thomas Hart Benton; Robert ...

    • Contributor: Clayton, John M.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Fred Kenelm Nielsen papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, minutes of meetings, speeches, reports, articles, book reviews, legal files, financial records, maps, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to relations between the United States and Egypt, Great Britain, Mexico, and Turkey; claims arbitration; the Monetary and Economic Conference, London, in 1933; and Nielsen's service as solicitor for the U.S. Dept. of State. Documents his service as plenipotentiary delegate from the U.S. ...

    • Contributor: Nielsen, Fred Kenelm
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    West Florida collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Minutes, letterbook, journals, records of commissioners, claims, financial records, land records, and other records of West Florida. Primarily documents its history as a colony of Great Britain, 1763-1780; as the Republic of West Florida in 1810; and as a part of the United States after its annexation which began in 1810.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Richard Olney papers, 1830-1928

    Lawyer, attorney general, and secretary of state. Correspondence, letterbooks, drafts of speeches and articles, subject files, memoranda, reports, legal records, newspaper clippings, and printed material relating primarily to Olney's activities as attorney general and secretary of state, and to his Boston, Massachusetts, law practice.

    • Contributor: Olney, Richard
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1830
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    John Leeds Bozman family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, writings, notebooks, family papers, scrapbooks, and other papers primarily of John Leeds Bozman, John Bozman Kerr, John Leeds Kerr, and other members of the allied Bozman, Goldsborough, Kerr, Leeds, and Richardson families. Documents political, legal, and financial developments in the early history of Maryland, particularly the Eastern Shore. Includes John Leeds Bozman's poetry, political notebooks and a scrapbook of John Leeds Kerr, John ...

    • Contributor: Bozman, John Leeds
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Matthew Fontaine Maury papers, 1825-1960

    Naval officer and oceanographer. Correspondence, letterbooks, diaries, journals, speeches, articles, and other writings, notebooks, electrical experiment book, charts, and printed material relating chiefly to Maury's naval career, scientific activities and interests, service as a Confederate agent in England, and work as an immigration official for Southern expatriates in Mexico, and to the Maury (Morey) family.

    • Contributor: Maury, Matthew Fontaine
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1825
  • David Ogilvy papers, 1935-1966

    Advertising executive. Correspondence, advertising proposals, market research reports, speeches, writings, and printed matter relating primarily to Ogilvy's advertising career as an executive and businessman

    • Contributor: Ogilvy, David
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1935
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    Charles McLean Andrews collection concerning colonial history, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Transcripts of manuscripts pertaining to admiralty courts and cases, trade, and political affairs. Collected by Andrews from various repositories in England for use in his writings on American colonial history.

    • Contributor: Andrews, Charles Mclean
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • From Robert Todd Lincoln to Duchess of St. Albans.

    • Contributor: Lincoln, Robert Todd
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1892-09-17

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    Richard L. Strout papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, speeches, writings, notes, research material, military records, financial records, awards, and other papers relating chiefly to Strout's association as a journalist with the Christian Science Monitor, the New Republic, and other publications. Includes Strout (Stroud) family correspondence and diaries recording Strout's trips to England, Ireland, and Scotland in the early 1920s. Correspondents include James MacGregor Burns, Saville R. Davis, William H. Stringer, ...

    • Contributor: Strout, Richard L.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Jonathan D. Meredith papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Family and general correspondence, legal files, financial records, and other papers relating to Meredith's associations with the Savings Bank of Baltimore and the Bank of the United States. Subjects include the banking and commerce, mineral resources, and transportation systems in Maryland. Other subjects include the War of 1812; foreign and domestic trade; shipping and trade with Europe and South America; South America; impeachment proceedings ...

    • Contributor: Meredith, Jonathan D.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Alexander Hamilton papers, 1708-1903

    Delegate from New York to the United States Continental Congress, United States secretary of the treasury, United States army officer, statesman, and lawyer. Correspondence, speeches and writings, legal and financial papers, printed matter, and other papers relating to Hamilton's personal life and public career, especially his service as an aide to George Washington during the Revolutionary War, his participation in the United States Continental ...

    • Contributor: Hamilton, Alexander
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1708
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    Martin Van Buren papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, speeches, messages to Congress, writings, notes, legal record book, estate record book, autobiographical material, and other papers pertaining to slavery and the antislavery movement; banking and the Second Bank of the United States; party politics in New York state and at the national level relating to the Federalist, National Republican, Whig, and Democratic parties, particularly during the Jackson and Van Buren administrations; and ...

    • Contributor: Van Buren, Martin - Van Buren, John
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection